A.J. GOLDMANN’s Berlinale recap: “Madeline’s Madeline” and “Waldheim’s Waltz” stand out

(featured image: "Madeline's Madeline") After nearly four hundred films screening over ten days to 21,000 accredited guests and a third of a million ticket buyers, the Berlin International Film Festival drew to a close this past Sunday. The 68th installment of Europe’s largest film festival was a robust edition, with an unusually-high number of worthy films spread over the Berlinale’s dozen ... more >


Provincetown, Mass., prides itself on several achievements, including being America’s oldest art colony and a destination of choice for gays and lesbians. Since 1999, it has also hosted the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF). With a budget that sets it at the more extreme side of the arc that would have a behemoth such as the Cannes Film Festival at the other end, the PIFF is ... more >